LS-0005: Unable to contact patch server

You will see this error code if there is an outage with our servers or a problem with your network connection.

Epic Games server outage

There may be times where our servers are unavailable and you will see this appear. Be sure to check our status page here to see if there are any incidents happening. If there are, it’s best to wait until they are resolved and then try to install your game again.

Network connection troubleshooting

Make sure you run through all our network connection fixes here.

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